|An insider's guide to little-known places to go and things to see in Dubrovnik|
GRADAC PARK, THE EMPIRE OF THE SUN
About 200 meters before the Old Town Dubrovnik, above the ancient stone houses, the empire of Gradac park can be found. Climbing old-style stairs gives a feeling of the sophisticated walk. The moment you reach the top, the role of an ordinary man is lost; you are transformed into the aristocrat that has been sleeping for centuries...
Perfect position and the feeling of the awakened aristocrat was recognized by the artists who performed works of great authors during Dubrovnik Summer Festival.
View from the park stretches at the fort of Lovrjenac, red roofs of the Old Town, hill Srd, famous hotel Hilton, the blue sea and the horizon. The heart of Gradac is the fountain in the shape of a tiny lake with lotus flowers on the surface and golden fishes under the water.
Every spot with a great view has a bench to sit and relax, whether you prefer to watch the sunset or the Old Town and surrounding nature. The small pathways with their interesting shape and position invite you to explore the secrets of small forest.
By the way, if you are traveling with a car, Gradac is one of two main parking places near the Old Town. Indeed, a priviledged position...